The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL) is the federation of four multi-national producers of steel for packaging.
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The COVID-19 crisis hit Europe at the beginning of 2020 and quickly concerns emerged about food supply chains. This led to a significant increase of the demand for canned food. To meet that demand, ArcelorMittal immediately put a plan in place to step-up production of steels while protecting workers and customers.
Steel, the most recycled packaging materials in Europe, is collected and sorted in dedicated recovery centres. And ArcelorMittal plays an active part especially in the French waste recycling system to ensure the scrap is always of good quality and quantity.
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For the 3rd consecutive year ArcelorMittal has been recognised Steel Sustainability Champion by the World Steel Association for its work and commitment in sustainable development in 2019. Check out which achievements this award recognises
During the pandemic, an unprecedented demand for canned food was observed. Canned food producers and ArcelorMittal joined their efforts to ensure this demand was met. Prior to that, a visit by Cofigeo in ArcelorMittal premises further strengthened their strong cooperation, with the overall goal of providing even safer and healthier food cans.
82,5 percent of steel packaging was recycled in Europe (APEAL). Saving more than 4 millions of C02, the equivalent of taking 870,000 cars off the road for one year!
Message from Lakshmi N. Mittal, Chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal